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We are a nonprofit that uses volunteer tourism to restore cultural heritage sites alongside communities around the world, advancing sustainable development, cross-cultural understanding and celebration of their cultures and histories.


The Volunteer Experience

“You believe you are contributing, but you actually end up taking home much more than you imagined. While the local community may be grateful for what we do, I felt like the life-changing experiences I had could not measure up to what I gave.”

– Nepal participant



Recent News

Registration open for July, October, and November 2018 trips to India

March 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Registration open for July, October, and November 2018 trips to India

Registration is now open for our next three volunteer tours to the Bichli Haveli Project in India. We invite you to spend your vacation in a meaningful way: experiencing a [...]

San Francisco Bay Area Meetup

March 5th, 2018|Comments Off on San Francisco Bay Area Meetup

What a joy it was to have ALL of our India volunteer alumni, many of the Nepal and Mongolia volunteer alumni, and so many RWI supporters at a get together [...]

Bichli Haveli Crew Spotlight

February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Bichli Haveli Crew Spotlight

RWI is proud to be partnering with JanDaksha Trust, an Udaipur nonprofit that works with migrant laborers to improve their economic and social security. Through JanDaksha, our crew recently received [...]


Become a Champion

Is your company ready to be a champion of helping communities prosper through historic preservation? There are multiple ways corporate organizations can support our mission:

  • Donations
  • Employee Volunteer Programs
  • Sponsoring an Event
  • Corporate Fundraising Campaigns
  • Gifts in Kind
  • Adopting Restoring Works International